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How Irvine Welsh's Begbie Is Coming Back To Support Homeless People

By Jack de Aguilar | 18th November 2013

When Irvine Welsh released Trainspotting back in 1993, it became a cult classic. And this wasn’t despite the harrowing subject matter, accented pros and consistent drug abuse, rather because of them. Now, after the film...

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"The Filth" UK Premiere Sees James Mcavoy In What Might Be His Most Challenging Role Yet

By Victoria Pavlova | 4th October 2013

Filth, Jon S. Baird’s adaptation of the eponymous Irvine Welsch novel Filth, starring James McAvoy. The actor, known for his roles in X-Men: First Class, Wanted and, once upon a time The Chronicles of Narnia,...

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James Mcavoy Is Filthy Good In Movie Version Of Irvine Welsh's 'Filth' [Trailer + Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 3rd October 2013

It was an ambitious project, but one that seems to have paid off. Transferring Irvine Welsh’s brilliantly disgusting character, Bruce Robertson from page to screen in Filth sees James McAvoy excel, further swelling his already...

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Riding High - James Mcavoy Will Take On Any Role, Even Jimmy Savile

By Jack de Aguilar | 1st October 2013

With his role in Filth, James McAvoy is a liberated man. His talents have been celebrated, both on the screen and on stage, and with a wave of critical praise pushing him forward, he’s ready...

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James Mcavoy In 'Filth' > Robert De Niro In 'Taxi Driver'? Big Claim

By Jack de Aguilar | 25th September 2013

The temptation to place classic performances, films and music on a pedestal and never let your mind’s eye topple them is strong. We hold a robust affection for culture gone by, and often struggle to...

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Just How Filthy Is Filth? James Mcavoy Reveals All

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd September 2013

James McAvoy continues to assert himself as one of the finer actors of his generation. In his new film, Filth – one of Irvine Welsh’s fruitier novels – fans of the Scottish actor might just...

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James Mcavoy Needs To Clean Up His Act In Filth (Trailer)

By Hayley Avron | 12th April 2013

Filth, the latest movie to star James McAvoy, is an adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s novel of the same name and it has all the hallmarks of a classic Irvine Welsh movie adaptation, with its fast-paced,...

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